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Published: 23 January 2014

272 Pages | 25 b/w illustrations


ISBN: 9780199947935

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Dedicated to God

An Oral History of Cloistered Nuns

Abbie Reese

Oxford Oral History Series

  • There has never before been an oral history project with cloistered monastic nuns who observe monastic silence and take vows of enclosure; the author was granted rare access into the enclosure
  • The author was allowed to conduct oral history interviews with about a dozen nuns and take photographs within the enclosure, and developed close relationships with her subjects over the course of the 6-year project
  • Author is a professional photographer